Valmet will supply an Advantage ThruAir (TAD) machine that will increase Irving Consumer Products’ capacity for ultra-premium household paper products.

Delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line with stock preparation equipment. The line will include an Advantage ThruAir tissue machine, including an OptiFlo II TIS headbox, ThruAir dryers and air system and an Advantage SoftReel reel. Delivery, which is scheduled for 2018, will also include mist and dust systems, automation systems, basic mill engineering and advisory services.

Valmet has previously delivered ThruAir machines to Irving in Fort Edward, N.Y., and Toronto.